This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani finds out how grass roots organizations are improving Detroit neighborhoods in 2018.

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Sarida Scott, the Executive Director for Community Development Advocates of Detroit. (credit: Juwan Outlaw/CW50 Intern)

First, Sarida Scott, the Executive Director for Community Development Advocates of Detroit, explains how this group is helping to rebuild the neighborhoods.

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Jamii Tata, the CEO of The Oakland Avenue Artists Coalition and the Founder, Creative Director of Know Allegiance Nation. (credit: Juwan Outlaw/CW50 Intern)

Then, Jamii Tata, the CEO of The Oakland Avenue Artists Coalition and the Founder, Creative Director of Know Allegiance Nation, discusses the way these groups are impacting Detroit.

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Pleasant Heights Economic Development Corp., Ishmail Terry, and Street Beat host Lisa Germani (credit: Juwan Outlaw/CW50 Intern)

Next, the CEO of the Pleasant Heights Economic Development Corp., Ishmail Terry, talks about encouraging small businesses in districts 5 and 7.

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Colleen Robar, the Public Relations Director for Tour de Troit, and Street Beat host Lisa Germani (credit: Juwan Outlaw/CW50 Intern)

Finally, we switch gears to learn about the 7th annual Martin Luther King Ride from Colleen Robar, The Public Relations Director for Tour de Troit.

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